Moses Johnson

10 April 1674–1754 (Age 79)
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Moses

When Moses Johnson was born on 10 April 1674, in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jeremiah Johnson, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Hotchkiss, was 25. He married Sarah Adams on 15 April 1703, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1754, in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 80, and was buried in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Johnson
1674–1754
Sarah Adams
1676–1760
Marriage: 15 April 1703
Hannah Johnson
1704–
Mable Johnson
1707–1748
Elizabeth Johnson
1709–
John Johnson
1711–
Jeremiah Johnson
1711–
Rachel Johnson
1712–
John Johnson
1713–
Moses Johnson
1715–1778
Solomen Johnson
1719–
Zerviah Johnson
1721–
Sarah Johnson
1724–1795

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 April 1703
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Moses Johnson in entry for Jerimiah Johnson, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Moses Johnson in entry for Annah Johnson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Moses Johnson in entry for Mabel Johnson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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